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Documents concerning the YWCA of the U.S.A. National Student Assembly standards commission for student associations of the YWCA of the U.S.A. The commission is formed to study the relationship of the national student organization to local associations and their role on college campuses and make recommendations for basic standards for affiliated student YWCA of the U.S.A. associations. Later, the Constitution and Standards Committee studies the standards of affiliations outlines the standards and bylaws and constitutions. Constitutions and bylaws govern the local and national student YWCA of the U.S.A. organizations, define the relationship between the local and national student bodies and outline the standards and purpose of student associations. Constitutions and bylaws are included for the national and local level beginning in 1884.
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Student, Sophia Smith Collection, MS 324, Smith College Special Collections, Northampton, Massachusetts.